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'WWE Legends House' holds 'Open House' at WrestleMania Axxess

Stars of the new WWE Network reality series "WWE Legends House" will meet the WWE Universe in New Orleans, signing autographs at the "Legends House Open House" experience at WrestleMania Axxess April 3-6. Visitors to the "Open House" will also get a keepsake digital photo of their meeting with the WWE Hall of Famers.

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Cousin Luke passes away

Cousin Luke, who rocketed to sports-entertainment fame in the mid-1980s alongside Hillbilly Jim and Uncle Elmer, died on September 29, 2013, after valiantly battling several illnesses over the past few years.

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Immortal animation: The true story behind 'Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling'

During the mid-1980s, the top WWE Superstars became a Saturday morning cartoon show. How did it happen? WWEClassics.com spoke to the individuals responsible to discover the unbelievable true story behind "Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling."

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Where Are They Now? Hillbilly Jim

When WWE.com interviewed Hillbilly Jim by phone in late November, the WWE legend wasn't sipping from a jar of moonshine whiskey or plucking on a banjo. Instead, he was preparing for his upcoming lecture to students at Western Kentucky University.

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Where Are They Now? Hillbilly Jim: Part 2

By 1990, Hillbilly Jim had slowed in the ring, but his mind was as sharp as ever. Knowing he had a limitless supply of natural charims to offer, the former Superstar contacted colleagues from WWEs former home video distributor, Coliseum, and offered up his talents in a unique way.

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Hillbilly Jim's "Brave New World"

What do WWE legend Hillbilly Jim, Sopranos consigliere Silvio Dante, Howard Stern and Martha Stewart have in common? They all have a presence on SIRIUS Satellite Radio. For the past five weeks, Hillbilly Jim has been playing "Outlaw Country" music and telling stories from his illustrious WWE career during Hillbilly Jim's Moonshine Matinee, available every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (ET) on SIRIUS channel 36.

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